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Scott K. Patient Expert

Louisville, Kentucky
I am the author of the Modern Forager blog, a blog focusing on health and nutrition, viewed through an evolutionary lens, along with general health news. I am a computer geek with an intense passion for health and nutrition. My diet is a mixture of Dr. Loren Cordain's Paleolithic Diet with... Full Bio
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A Short Story… by Scott K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Here I sit, two weeks removed from surgery on my left shoulder. Right now, I have 1 good arm. My left arm is extremely weak and has very little range of motion. I ... Read on »
What Are The Best Cooking Oils? by Scott K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Today, let’s take a look at a topic with a whole lot of misinformation surrounding it. Let’s talk about the best cooking oils to have in your kitchen, as well as how to u ... Read on »
How To Sharpen Knives by Scott K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This video is for all of you, beginners and veterans alike. Hopefully you’re already doing this, but I know a lot of people that use their knives over and over and over a ... Read on »
Welcome To Naked Food Cooking by Scott K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating In Case You Haven’t Heard… You may have already seen the final post at Fitness Spotlight about Mike and I starting new projects. Mike is going to be focusing on ... Read on »
Greek Salad Recipe by Scott K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating You’re going to love this! Check out this Greek salad recipe. It’s one of my favorite side dishes, just a simple cole slaw. No heat required. Get out your knife, a few ... Read on »
Basic Cooking – Knife Skills by Scott K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I get asked questions fairly often about cooking basics like “what’s the difference between minced, diced, and chopped?” or “how should I cut up a ___?” So I thought a q ... Read on »
The Truth About McDonald’s Nutrition by Scott K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I don’t usually take aim at fast food. It’s just too easy. There’s nothing remotely Naked about the food at these restaurants. And as we’re about to see, even when they ... Read on »
Which Kitchen Gadgets And Tools Do You Need? by Scott K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating If you watch cooking shows very often, you probably see all kinds of fancy gadgets. They have stand mixers and immersion blenders. They have brand name pots, pans, and u ... Read on »
Happy Holidays from Mike and Scott by Scott K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating To the Fitness Spotlight Community, We just wanted to take time to wish everyone out there a Happy and Healthy Holiday Season! Things have been busy with us over t ... Read on »
Big Things are Coming! by Scott K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hey everyone, hope you are enjoying your summer so far! We just wanted to give you a heads up on what is going on around Fitness Spotlight, as we have been very b ... Read on »
Is Stopping Angiogenesis The Key To Stopping Cancer? by Scott K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Angiogenesis And Cancer A friend recently sent me several articles and a Ted Talk video about how inhibiting angiogenesis might make it possible to stop the growt ... Read on »
Microalgae Oil: Is It For You? by Scott K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Microalgae Oil Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Rhonda Perciavalle of Perciavalle Health about microalgae oil. I’ve got some good news, and some bad news for you veg ... Read on »
Best of the Past: How to Win the Mental Battle in Life by Scott K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in 2008. Part of our “Best of the past” series time to time will include reviewing and updating some of our top old post ... Read on »
What Zombies Can Teach You About Gaining Muscle by Scott K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This is a guest post from Rusty Moore at Fitness Black Book about the muscle gaining process he outlines in his newest course Visual Impact. The gym can be a frustrating pla ... Read on »
Normal Blood pH: How Your Body Maintains It by Scott K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Okay, so let’s look back at Monday’s post on Acidosis and Alkalosis. In my haste to go sit on the beach and stare at the ocean, I gave short shrift to covering how the body ... Read on »
Facing Reality On Acidosis And Alkalosis by Scott K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Acidosis and Alkalosis Today, we’re going to talk about acidosis and alkalosis. I’ll explain just what I mean by that in a second. But first, what put this topic in my hea ... Read on »
Lessons From The Road by Scott K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to travel from coast to coast without seeing anything. - Charles Kuralt An Epic Journey Last week, I embarked on ... Read on »
Trainer Tells…More…About What I Have Learned in Health and Fitness by Scott K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Without a doubt, my most popular article on the blog ever has been the Trainer Tells All post, with I can’t even tell you how many times it has been viewed (a ridiculously b ... Read on »
KFC To Prevent Breast Cancer? Are You Clucking Serious? by Scott K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Today, I want to take a look at a very touchy, emotionally-charged subject today: preventing breast cancer, along with how to go about funding prevention and education. ... Read on »
Bodyweight Strength Training Video Series: Dips and Inverted Rows by Scott K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Bodyweight Strength Training Series Today I am going to bring you a Bodyweight Strength Training video series focusing on 2 of the top upper body exercises, the dip an ... Read on »